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  • Born in Tibet: By Chögyam Trungpa, the Eleventh Trungpa Tulku, as told to Esmé Cramer Roberts book cover

    Born in Tibet

    By Chögyam Trungpa, the Eleventh Trungpa Tulku, as told to Esmé Cramer Roberts, 1st Edition

    By Chögyam Trungpa

    This is the story of the early life and escape from the Chinese of a young tulku of Tibet, an incarnate lama of high rank. The book, first published in 1966, shows the quality of human life as lived in Tibet at all levels. The account of his religious education is detailed and of equal value is his…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • British India and Tibet: 1766-1910 book cover

    British India and Tibet: 1766-1910

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Lamb

    This book, first published in 1960 and revised in 1986, is an important analysis of the under-studied Northern frontier of the British Indian Empire. It considers British relations across the Himalayas, looking at encounters with Bhutan, Sikkim, Nepal and Tibet.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet book cover

    Buddhists and Glaciers of Western Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Giotto Dainelli

    This book, first published in 1933, reproduces the diary of the 1930 explorations by the great Italian traveller, Giotto Dainelli. In it he records his experiences as he travels the little-explored (by Westerners) region of Western Tibet, and the result is a detailed snapshot of Tibetan life,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • The Religions of Tibet book cover

    The Religions of Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Helmut Hoffmann

    This book, first published in 1961, examines the old Tibetan Bon religion, the development of Buddhism in India and Tibet, and covers the religious struggles of the eighth and ninth centuries. It also describes the rise of the Lamaist sects and the priest state of the Dalai Lamas, and taken as a…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Slavery and Medicine: Enslavement and Medical Practices in Antebellum Louisiana book cover

    Slavery and Medicine

    Enslavement and Medical Practices in Antebellum Louisiana, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Bankole

    This study re-evaluates the field known as Negro/Slave Medicine, which has traditionally focused on the efforts of slaveowners to provide medical care for their slaves, addressing the slaves' proactive management of medical care; brutality as a cause of the constant need for medical attention; and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in African American History and Culture

  • A Good Master Well Served: Masters and Servants in Colonial Massachusetts, 1620-1750 book cover

    A Good Master Well Served

    Masters and Servants in Colonial Massachusetts, 1620-1750, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence William Towner

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in African American History and Culture

  • American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century: 2 Volume Set book cover

    American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century

    2 Volume Set, 1st Edition

    By John Hollander

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Quest for the True Figure of the Earth: Ideas and Expeditions in Four Centuries of Geodesy book cover

    The Quest for the True Figure of the Earth

    Ideas and Expeditions in Four Centuries of Geodesy, 1st Edition

    By Michael Rand Hoare

    In the 1730s two expeditions set out from Paris on extraordinary journeys; the first was destined for the equatorial region of Peru, the second headed north towards the Arctic Circle. Although the eighteenth century witnessed numerous such adventures, these expeditions were different. Rather than…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • The Paradise Bank: The Mercantile Bank of India, 1893–1984 book cover

    The Paradise Bank

    The Mercantile Bank of India, 1893–1984, 1st Edition

    By Edwin Green, Sara Kinsey

    The Mercantile Bank of India was one of a small band of British-managed banks which dominated Anglo-Eastern finance for most of the 20th century. Founded in London in 1893, the Mercantile inherited the business, branches, staff and even the distinctive cable address - Paradise, London - of its…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in Banking and Financial History

  • Humans and Other Animals in Eighteenth-Century British Culture: Representation, Hybridity, Ethics book cover

    Humans and Other Animals in Eighteenth-Century British Culture

    Representation, Hybridity, Ethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frank Palmeri

    Combining historical and interpretive work, this collection examines changing perceptions of and relations between human and nonhuman animals in Britain over the long eighteenth century. Persistent questions concern modes of representing animals and animal-human hybrids, as well as the ethical…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform book cover

    Paolo Veronese

    Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cocke

    This title was first published in 2001: Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform examines the large body of religious paintings with which Veronese (1528 -1588) played a crucial role in shaping Venetian piety. With 117 illustrations (26 in colour) Richard Cocke sets Veronese’…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: The Highlanders of Central Asia: A History, 1937-1985 (1993): A History, 1937-1985 book cover

    Revival: The Highlanders of Central Asia: A History, 1937-1985 (1993)

    A History, 1937-1985, 1st Edition

    By Jerome Ch'en

    Examining the importance of regional differences in China's history, this text details the social, economic and political conditions of the central highlands at the end of the 19th century, and the early part of the 20th. Thus the nature and development of modern Chinese rural society is studied.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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